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Researching the mercantile marine war medal.

John C. Welch

Researching the mercantile marine war medal.

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Published by Token Publishing) in (Liphook, Hants .
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Researching the mercantile marine war medal. by John C. Welch Download PDF EPUB FB2

the Victory medal and the Mercantile Marine medal Qualifying for the Mercantile Marine Medal--issued by the board of Trade -was one or more voyages through danger zones He was a survivor from HMS Champagne which was fully documented so get the paperwork and apply to Cardiff if you don't ask you don't get:lol::lol: Wish you success G.

WILFRED: Victory Medal A bronze medal to commemorate victory in the war. It was awarded to those who had received the or. First World War medals. Search and download cards recording the award of campaign medals to merchant seamen in the First World War (BT /1/1, BT /1/2 and MT 9/) (£).

These cards record the award of the British War Medal, Mercantile Marine Medal and Silver War Badge. Researching an ancestor Index of First World War Mercantile Marine Medals and the British War Medal Archive reference BT /1/ Record set British Merchant Navy, First World War Medal Cards Category Military, armed forces & conflict Last edited by gray_marian; 18th April at AM.

Reason: added text. Russia, Imperial. An Order of St. Anne in Gold, Miniature, c Hungary, Regency. A Bravery Medal, I Class Gold Grade, c Russia, Imperial. An Order of St.

Army medal rolls for the inter-war period can be searched by name on the Ancestry (£) website. The original documents are available in WO / A number of other campaign medal rolls for the Army up to can be found in WO /including medal rolls for operations in. Rules and regulations of medal dressing.

The Medals pages are intended as a guide only. Please post medal queries at the Medal & Awards Discussion Board located at the Forum. War Medals are generally dressed to the left, horizontally pinned and suspended from a non-visible single bar or stitched to the garment if preferred.

The series contains awards of the British War Medal, Victory Medal and Star to men of the Mercantile Marine Reserve and to officers and men of the Royal Naval Reserve. The rolls recording the award of the Arctic Medal, ; the Sea Transport Medal, ; and the Delhi Durbar Medal,are included in this series.

MERCANTILE MARINE WAR MEDAL This unusual medal, issued by Board of Trade, was to be the first civil action war medal, and was awarded to the members of the Mercantile Marine who served one or more voyages through hostile waters.

VICTORY MEDAL commemorated the Allied Victory. This may be the wrong place for this, but the relatives of every person named on this memorial (referring to the WWI memorial here) was entitled to the Mercantile Marine War Medal and would have been sent the Mercantile Marine memorial scroll.

I tried to find a free image of a medal of one of those named on this memorial, but failed. out of 5 stars Great war medal collectors companion Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 11 February This book was great and very informative, bought 5/5(7).

British War Medal Mercantile Marine War Medal Victory Medal Territorial Force War Medal The British War Medal is silver, quite a soft medal; it often shows ‘contact marks’ if it has rubbed alongside other medals.

Marks to the right of King George V’s head indicate that a Victory Medal was probably also. In the end, only seven different campaign medals were issued for service in World War One, these being the bronze and Star, the Silver British War Medal, the gilt-washed Victory medal, the bronze Mercantile Marine War Medal and the Territorial Force War Medal.

The only clasp awarded in these campaign medals of World War One was one. Empire, Polar Medal with four clasps, British War Medal, Mercantile Marine War Medal and Victory Medal (Figure 3).

Wild’s family sought my advice concerning parting with the medals, since various interested parties in South Africa and the United Kingdom have attempted to acquire them over the years.

I strongly recommended. Researching Passenger Arrival in the United States Ship Arrivals in the US Arriving in - FAQ Home. Created 03/28/98 Revised 03/15/ © You may quote material on this web page as long as you cite American Merchant Marine at War,as the source. No definitive records can be found of Bertram’s movements immediately after the sailing of Titanic.

It is almost certain that he remained at sea and served during WW1 as there is a Medal Card showing him being awarded the Mercantile Marine Medal and the British War Medal like his brother Alfred. Also known as the Mons Star, the medal is a bronze star with a red, white and blue ribbon, reflecting the French Tricolore.

It was issued to British forces who had served in France or Belgium from 5 August (the declaration of war) to midnight 22 November (the end of the First Battle of Ypres). These cards record the award of the British War Medal, Mercantile Marine Medal and Silver War Badge.

The cards are from the catalogue references BT /1/1, BT /1/2 and MT 9/ But I am confused in that the info that Aled has given above says this man had BWM and VM, whereas TNA is referring only to BWM. ORDER OF WEARING AUSTRALIAN HONOURS AND AWARDS 1. Honours and Awards listed in the schedule and annexes in BOLD CAPITALS are within the Australian System of Honours and Awards, conferred by the sovereign as a gift, within the order of St John, or foreign awards authorised by the Governor-General.

Honours and Awards listed in unbolded lower case font are Imperial Awards. Mercantile Marine MT 23/ Information War Service Badges. Suggested issue of silver war badge to officers and men of the mercantile marine if they relinquish employment on account of wounds and injuries.

MT 9/ Information Awards (Code 6): Silver War Badge. MT 9/ Information Awards (Code 6): Silver War Badges - Awards and conditions. ROGERCOFSKY LOUIS A.B., Mercantile Marine Reserve Motor Lighter X 6 Jan SUBMARINE ACTION served as STANDER, LOUIS list for DESIRE ALDERSON LEVI B.

E.R.A., RNR E B DESIRE Jan SHIP LOSS. Hampshire, England Online Genealogy Records This chart shows links to countrywide collections. To find links to collections for lower jurisdictions (such as a county, town, or parish), go to Locating Online Databases., and can be searched free of charge at your local family history center or the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Application for Merchant Marine Veteran Status DD Mariners in “ocean-going service” during World War II have Veteran Status. They may be entitled to a gravestone, flag for their coffin, and burial in a National Cemetery. Check with the Veterans Administration for medical and other benefits.

The original medal rolls were compiled by the War Office and are housed at the National Archives of the UK in Kew, Surrey.

The rolls include medals awarded for British campaigns and service in Europe, India, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and elsewhere during the height of. Civil War Medal of Honor Winners List Medal of Honor Names Includes Names Medal of Honor Winners Citation American Civil War Citations Date Dates Each Recipient Winner Act Acts Medals of Honor Names.

Researching your Cherokee Heritage: Civil War Diary, Memoirs, Letters, and Newspapers Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: Log Book Abbreviations Compiled for Royal Navy, World War 1-era (Some of these abbreviations are also used for Old Weather Phase 3 ships) There is also a very good list of modern RN abbreviations online, which may be quite helpful.

Medal or Award: British War Medal Service Year: Service Location: Europe Campaign or Service: World War I Service Number: Rank: Ck (I assume cook?) Purchasing a digital copy of Arthur's medal card off TNA also shows that he was awarded the Mercantile Marine Medal. The Mercantile Marine Medal and the War Medal recognised voyages with the Merchant Navy in a danger zone during the war years.

cricket and tennis clubs. While researching my family history book Not From The the belated acknowledgement of the Irish involvement in World War One has resulted in the release of much information about the.

His medal rolls index card, which would have been created after the war, recorded that he entered France on 29 July and hence qualified for the Star for service abroad before December 31st The medal was instigated in and his qualification was recorded in.

In other words, I have tried to acquire a medal, preferably to a South African recipient, of every type and every variety and with every bar, ever awarded to a South African, up to and including the Korean War of I have included Rhodesia and South West Africa in my terms of reference.

When researching a soldier who served in the First World War you’ll be confronted with a wide range of abbreviations and acronyms.

Whether you are trying to decipher the wording on a soldier’s medals or a passage in a war diary, the following list will help you. See above, under Records, the book The Cross Of Sacrifice Vol. 5: The Officers, men and women of the Merchant Navy and Mercantile Fleet Auxiliary – The book Lloyd's War Losses: the First World War: casualties to shipping through enemy causes, is available at the British.

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We are very much looking forward to welcoming you in our new offices. More information. The book (or should I say books!) have been well received, although I have to be realistic – Fisher was our enemy during the Cold War, a villain of the piece – a villain of the peace even.

Over the last dozen years I’ve given talks on the Fisher story in various places and at a range of venues in Newcastle, North Shields, South Shields. There are many sources and sometimes there is no clear evidence.

Two co contribuitors gave the data for USA and UK which were the more affected nations in the Allied side. We lack good evidence coming from the Axis side. Jim, I did find something. He qualified for the Mercantile Marine Medal and the British War Medal.

These two medals were awarded to officers and ratings of the Mercantile Marine who served on at least one voyage in dangerous waters. His medal record card can be downloaded from the National Archives website for. For his service in the Merchant Navy, Edgar Charles Slater received the British War Medal and the Mercantile Marine War Medal.

This latter medal was awarded by the Board of Trade to members of the Merchant Navy who had undertaken one or more voyages through a war or danger zone. British WW1 Medal Records it is believed that the records of medals issued for service during form the only more or less complete list of people who, by the fact that they were eligible to receive a WW1 medal, can be considered to have “participated” in the First World War.

The National Archives (BTRegisters of Wages and Effects of Deceased Seamen, [April May have not survived]; BTand BT Indexes to Seamen's Names from BT ; BTMonthly Lists of Deaths of Seamen, ; BTRegisters of Seamen's Deaths, Classified by Cause, See below for details of online access to these records).

would like to bring to his notice the award of the MERCANTILE MARINE WAR MEDALupon which can be found the following wording on the excrgus of the medal 'For War Service Mcrcentile. The year of birth and Wallace Street, Grangemouth address tied up with the Census and his Birth record.

Extra detail provided was that he was a Chief and/or 1st Engineer (I think equivalent to a Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Navy); he was aboard the SS Boorara out of Glasgow; he was awarded the Mercantile Marine Ribbon and British Medal Ribbon on 10 April and the Mercantile Marine.

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Today’s post comes from Becca Watford of the National Archives History Office. In his recent book, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, journalist and.Melrose World War One servicemen As part of the Melrose one-place study I’ve started a Melrose WW1 project. Its aim is to trace as many WW1 servicemen from Melrose as possible, with the goal of producing a summary list of men traced, with pointers to the resources – many available online – where more information can be found.